Kellogg Legal Counsel – ANZ in PAGEWOOD, Australia

Grow with us as a Legal Counsel for Kellogg's ANZ! A rare opportunity has arisen for an in-house Legal Counsel to join our busy legal team. Your principal accountability is to provide legal services to Kellogg Australia & New Zealand in the areas of advertising and food law. You will Business Partner with Marketing, Research & Technology, Nutrition and Corporate Affairs.


In your role, you will be part of our success by:

  • Providing legal advice on all aspects of advertising, promotions and food law, including drafting submissions, promotion terms and conditions and advising on regulations.;

  • Conducting transactional work including drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts;

  • Providing key advice in relation to food law and regulatory obligations;

  • Providing advice and working on special projects from time to time,

  • Providing counsel concerning appropriate trademark usage and spot trademark issues in advertising for referral to Global IP team.

  • Providing solution oriented legal advice, including the resolution of disputes and claims;

  • Where appropriate, instructing external solicitors and monitor legal costs;

  • Develop Precedents and facilitate legal compliance and training to staff;


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in the role, you must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as solicitor in a law firm or multinational company (preferably FMCG) with experience in marketing and advertising, food and commercial law;

  • Confident, articulate in plain language and is business focused with strong interpersonal and business partnering skills;

  • Proven strong drafting ability and experience;

  • Ability to give clear and concise written and verbal advice;

  • Possess a collaborative approach whilst accepting accountability for advice given and work hard to resolve legal issues in a commercial context;

  • Possess initiative and common sense and show a team centred, and “can do” approach;

  • Possess an LL.B. from an Australian University and Admitted Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW;


You will manage the internal approval process for marketing approvals and be a key member of the legal team in the ANZ business. As such, you will play a critical role in working with internal stakeholders to manage this process effectively in order to drive business objectives while remaining compliant. You will also have the ability to deal with a large volume of complex issues, prioritise tasks and deliver within tight time constraints.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Legal Counsel – ANZ

Location: AU-NSW-Pagewood

Requisition ID: LEG000108

Job Function: Legal and Compliance

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 15, 2017, 9:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: No